Irish Holocaust survivors (from left to right) Walter Sekules, Suzi Diamond and Tomi Reichenthal attending the Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration in the Mansion House, Dublin on Janauary 27th Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

There are four Irish victims of the Holocaust, according to new research unveiled in Dublin on Sunday at the at the annual Holocaust Memorial Day Serv(...)

Jews get off train in the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp. Photograph: Yad Vashem Archives/AFP/Getty

Irene Weiss remembers her 14th birthday vividly. She had entered the Auschwitz concentration camp a few months earlier. Now 87, Weiss is one of the m(...)

Full moon in Galway? Photograph: Galway International Arts Festival/Facebook

A “bridge” made of cardboard mounted on kayaks over the river Corrib and a “gargantuan” newspaper installation by Turner prize-nominated artist David (...)

The Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps in Poland were liberated by Soviet forces on January 27th, 1945. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will deliver the keynote address at next Sunday’s National Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration in Dublin’s Mansion House. Th(...)

Heinrich Böll: Best remembered in Ireland for his Irish Journal. Photograph: Gordon Standing / THE IRISH TIMES

Today, in one of those accidental Christmas traditions, a group of people who would otherwise be strangers will meet once again in Dublin’s Mount Jero(...)

Tomi Reichental: “What is happening in Syria is because of civil war and what happened to the Jewish people was very specific. But the end product – people trying to escape – is the same thing.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

“There are not many Holocaust survivors celebrating their birthday in a mosque,” says Tomi Reichental, proudly. Sure enough, Condemned to Remember – (...)

Tomi Reichental: Holocaust survivor at his home in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

We sometimes throw the word “inspirational” around a little too glibly. But there are few more inspirational people in Ireland than the indomitable Ho(...)

 “Not only is there a crack in everything, but in some Irish things, there’s a crack in the crack – or in this case, in the theory about the crack.” Photograph: Alan Betson

The ghost of Leonard Cohen was among the attendance at an event in Dublin’s Mount Jerome cemetery earlier this week. It was the now-annual commemorat(...)

Imam Ali Selim of the Clonskeagh mosque said imam al-Qadri had spoken with imam Halawa from the mosque about the date of Eid some time ago. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A row has broken out among Muslims in Ireland over when Eid, the feast which marks the end of the fasting month Ramadan, should take place this year. (...)

Shaykh Dr Umar Al-Qadri invited members of the Irish LGBT community to the Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council’s community Iftar. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A Muslim leader who has invited gay people to take part in a community meal at his mosque in west Dublin has drawn contrasting criticism from some Mus(...)

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